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Japanese 日系 (にっけい, Nikkei), people or a person of Japanese heritage. Commonly used in Japan to refer to people of Japanese ancestry that are living abroad as citizens of other countries.
nikkei (plural nikkei)
- A Japanese emigrant or a descendant thereof who is not a citizen of Japan.
- the value of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
a person or people of the Japanese diaspora